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Juvenile Red Rockfish, Sebastes sp., Associations with Sponges in the Gulf of Alaska

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Type: Journal Article
Author: Freese, J. Lincoln; Wing, Bruce L.
Journal: Marine Fisheries Review
Volume: 65
Page(s): 38-42
Date: 2003
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10535/6880
Sector: Fisheries
Region: North America
Subject(s): habitats
Abstract: "In 2001, a research submersible was used to survey seafloor habitat and associated benthos in the northeastern Gulf of Alaska. One inspected site had a uniform sand-silt substrate, punctuated by widely spaced (10–20 m apart) boulders. Two-thirds of the boulders had sponge, Aphrocallistes sp., colonies. Eighty-two juvenile (5–10 cm) red rockfish (Sebastes sp.) were also observed during the dive, and all of these fish were closely associated with the sponges. No juvenile red rockfish were seen in proximity to boulders without sponges, nor were any observed on the sand-silt substrate between boulders."

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